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3 hour standoff at Dairy Queen ends without suspects in building, police say

Posted at 6:55 PM, Sep 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 01:29:21-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Three schools were put on lockdown Monday morning as police responded to an incident at a Dairy Queen in southwest Las Vegas.

Police responded to a 911 call about a robbery at a Dairy Queen on South Rainbow Boulevard near Warm Springs Road shortly after 8:30 a.m.

Responding officers believed two male suspects were inside the business.

SWAT was called to the scene and they attempted to make contact with the suspects for about three hours before it was discovered that there were no suspects inside the Dairy Queen.

During that time, three local schools were put on lockdown.

No employees were hurt and nothing was stolen during the incident.

The incident remains under investigation.